Tough mountain bike challenge for Olympic showdown in France

18 May 2012

A brutal challenge faces riders in the final Olympic showdown for mountain bikers in the fourth round of the Rocky Roads UCI World Cup in France.

Successful penultimate day for NZL sailors Finn and 470

18 May 2012

On the second to last day of full racing at their 2012 World Championships, the NZL Sailing Team’s Jo Aleh and Polly Powrie confirmed their rank going into tomorrow’s final two gold fleet races, an

Joseph breaks wrist in practice for Olympic mountain bike decider

18 May 2012

The Olympic aspirations of mountain biker Rosara Joseph received a blow when she broke her wrist in practice for this weekend’s UCI World Cup in France.

NZ Olympic Team Banner Artwork Competition

17 May 2012

The New Zealand Olympic Committee has announced a competition for schools to design a banner for the New Zealand Olympic Team.

Seal of approval for Olympic Village

17 May 2012

The London 2012 Athletes Committee met for the last time ahead of the London 2012 Games and approved the first-class facilities that will accommodate the Olympic and Paralympic athletes this July/A

ICF Canoe Sprint World Cup 1, Poznan, Poland

17 May 2012

The NZ kayaking squad is gearing up for the start of their World Cup onslaught, with World Cup 1 in Poland the first on the chopping block.

NZL Women's 470 advance to second

17 May 2012

Jo Aleh and Olivia (Polly) Powrie have moved up to second place overall after two more good races at the 2012 470 World Championships in Barcelona.

Silver medal defended at World Champs

16 May 2012

It’s a great feeling to have defended our Silver Medal at the just completed 49er sailing World Championships in Zadar, Croatia. Thanks to YNZ and our coach Jez.

Two NZL sailing in 470 top ten

16 May 2012

The NZL Sailing Team’s last wave of World Championship campaigns for 2012 are underway in Europe for the Finn, 470 and Laser Radial sailors.

Olympic Stadium gold meadows

16 May 2012

The UK’s largest ever man-made wildflower meadows have been sown on the Olympic Park this week, ready to flower gold around the Olympic Stadium in 73 days.

Big New Zealand BMX contingent head for world championships

15 May 2012

A 57-strong New Zealand team will contest the UCI BMX World Championships in Birmingham next week including a record 14 riders in the BikeNZ squad to compete in the elite competition.

Basketball support team for Olympic qualifying

14 May 2012

Basketball New Zealand has confirmed assistant coaches for their national senior teams hoping to qualify for the London Olympics.